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  • Two-alarm blaze spreads to four rowhomes in Federal Hill

    Two-alarm blaze spreads to four rowhomes in Federal Hill
    A two-alarm house fire broke out Saturday afternoon in Federal Hill and spread to four rowhomes, heavily damaging two of them. The blaze was reported about 4:20 p.m. in the 400 block of Sanders Street, behind Digital Harbor High School, according to...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Simsbury Volunteer Fire Company Open House

    Simsbury Volunteer Fire Company's Open House will be Sunday, Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the fire department's Main Station, 871 Hopmeadow St. The event will have safety literature, displays and demonstrations. Fire trucks and equipment will be on...
  • Hampton home damaged in fire, 2 people displaced

    Hampton home damaged in fire, 2 people displaced
    A Hampton home was spared from major fire damage Friday after a resident shut the door of the room that was ablaze, a fire department spokeswoman said.    Firefighters responded to the home in the first block of Lake Ovide Court just before 7:30 a.m.,...
  • Faulty propane tank suspected in residential fire

    Costa Mesa fire officials suspect that a malfunctioning propane tank caused a fire at a home on Gannet Drive on Tuesday evening. Firefighters were initially called to the 2700 block of Gannet Drive at 6:42 p.m. to put out a barbecue fire. When fire...
  • Woman Dies Of Injuries From Bridgeport Apartment Fire

    BRIDGEPORT — A woman died Monday afternoon after she and her 2-year-old daughter were removed from a burning apartment building early Sunday morning on Washington Avenue. Marisol Estrada, 43, was pronounced dead mid-afternoon Monday at...
  • Man Found Dead In North Haven House Fire

    An elderly man escaped from a house fire unharmed but a younger man was killed, North Haven fire officials said. NORTH HAVEN — One man was killed in an early morning house fire that remained under investigation late Sunday. The fire in the...
  • Person suffers smoke inhalation searching for pet in West Delray fire, fire fighters say

    A person trying to rescue a cat from a fire suffered from smoke inhalation on Monday, according to a Palm Beach County Fire Rescue news release. Flames and smoke were reported at about 5 a.m. at Waterford D in West Delray. Fire fighters arrived and...
  • Massive King fire sets off even louder alarms in California

    In a summer of destructive blazes across Central and Northern California, the King fire — burning out of control in the forest east of Sacramento — has officials particularly alarmed. The fire exploded in a matter of hours into the second-...
  • Wildfire engulfs Northern California logging town as residents flee

    Officials plan to send a damage assessment team to the Northern California community of Weed on Tuesday, where a wildfire destroyed or severely damaged more than 100 buildings, including a church and the town sawmill. More than 1,500 residents were...
  • N. California Boles Fire damages or destroys more than 100 buildings

    N. California Boles Fire damages or destroys more than 100 buildings
    A wildfire that broke out in Northern California Monday afternoon has damaged or destroyed more than 100 structures, forced at least 1,500 residents to evacuate and led to the shutdown of two highways, fire officials said. The 350-acre fire broke out...
  • Wildfires rage in California drought, hundreds forced to flee

    Wildfires rage in California drought, hundreds forced to flee
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Crews were battling about a dozen major wildfires across California on Tuesday that have forced thousands of people to flee, damaged or destroyed more than 100 buildings, and charred thousands of acres of drought-stricken forest....